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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Introductory Courses
Courses without Prerequisites
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Five-Year Dual Engineering and Physics Degrees
Departmental Honors Program
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Physics 750  

Physics 750 (Includes Astronomy)

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Chairperson: Charles Glashausser

Undergraduate Program Director: Mohan Kalelkar


Elihu Abrahams (Emeritus), A.B., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Eva Y. Andrei, B.S., M.S., Tel Aviv; Ph.D., Rutgers

Natan Andrei, B.S., M.S., Tel Aviv; Ph.D., Princeton

Thomas Banks, B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Robert Bartynski, B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

John B. Bronzan, B.S., Stanford; Ph.D., Princeton

Herman Y. Carr (Emeritus), A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard

Yves Chabal, B.A., Princeton; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell

Premala Chandra, B.S., Yale; Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)

Sang Wook Cheong, B.S., Seoul National (Korea); M.S., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Jolie Cizewski, B.A., Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)

Piers Coleman, B.A., Cambridge; Ph.D., Princeton

Mark C. Croft, B.A., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Ph.D., Rochester

Thomas J. Devlin, Jr., B.A., LaSalle College; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Michael R. Douglas, B.A., Harvard; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Daniel Friedan, A.B., Princeton; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Michael Gershenson, M.Sc., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Ph.D., Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)

Ronald Gilman, S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Pennsylvania

Charles Glashausser, B.S., Boston College; Ph.D., Princeton

Gerard Goldin, B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Torgny Gustafsson, D.Sci., Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

David Harrington, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Institute of Technology

George K. Horton, B.S., A.R.C.S., Imperial College (England); Ph.D., Birmingham

Lev Ioffe, M.S., Moscow Physical Technical Institute; Ph.D., Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics

Mohan S. Kalelkar, B.A., Harvard; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia

Willem M. Kloet, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ultrecht (The Netherlands)

Haruo Kojima, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)

Noemie B. Koller, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Columbia

B. Gabriel Kotliar, B.S., M.S., Hebrew; Ph.D., Princeton

Theodore H. Kruse (Emeritus), A.B., Ph.D., Columbia

David C. Langreth, B.S., Yale; M.S., Ph.D., Illinois

Paul L. Leath, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Missouri

Joel Lebowitz, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse

Peter Lindenfeld (Emeritus), B.A.S., M.A.S., British Columbia; Ph.D., Columbia

Claud W. Lovelace, B.S., Capetown (South Africa)

Theodore Madey, B.S., Loyola College; Ph.D., Notre Dame

Aram Mekjian, B.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Maryland

Gregory Moore, A.B., Princeton; Ph.D., Harvard

Herbert Neuberger, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Tel Aviv

Richard J. Plano (Emeritus), B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Chicago

Carlton Pryor, B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard

Karin Rabe, A.B., Princeton; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ronald Ransome, B.S., Colorado School of Mines; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)

Allen Robbins (Emeritus), B.S., Rutgers; Ph.D., Yale

Andrei E. Ruckenstein, A.B., Harvard; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell

Joseph Sak, M.S., Charles (Prague); Ph.D., Institute of Solid State Physics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (Prague)

Stephen R. Schnetzer, B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)

Jeremy Sellwood, B.S., Bristol (UK); Ph.D., Manchester (UK)

Joel A. Shapiro, B.S., Brown; Ph.D., Cornell

George H. Sigel, Jr., B.S., St. Joseph`s College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown

Gordon B. Thomson, B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard

David Vanderbilt, B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alan Van Heuvelen, B.S., Rutgers; Ph.D., Colorado

Terence Watts, B.S., London; Ph.D., Yale

Theodore B. Williams, B.S., Purdue; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Larry Zamick, B.A., Manitoba; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alexander Zamolodchikov, B.S., Moscow College for Physics and Technology; Ph.D., Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Moscow); Doctorate of Science

Harold S. Zapolsky, B.A., Shimer College; Ph.D., Cornell

Associate Professors:

Patrick Côté, B.S., Western Ontario (Canada); Ph.D., McMaster (Canada)

Laura Ferrarese, Laurea degree, Padova (Italy); Ph.D., Johns Hopkins

John Hughes, A.B., Ph.D., Columbia

Terry A. Matilsky, B.S., Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton

Anirvan Sengupta, B.A., Calcutta (India); Ph.D., Bombay (India)

Sunil V. Somalwar, M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Chicago

Frank Zimmermann, M.S., Ph.D., Cornell

Assistant Professors:

Douglas Bergman, A.B., Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., Yale

Duiliu-Emanuel Diaconescu, B.Sc., Iasi (Romania); Ph.D., Rutgers

Charles Keeton, B.A., Cornell; Ph.D., Harvard

Valery Kiryukhin, M.S., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Ph.D., Princeton

Arthur Kosowsky, B.A., Washington (St. Louis); Ph.D., Chicago

Amitabh Lath, B.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sergei Lukyanov, M.A., Moscow Engineering Physical Institute; Ph.D., Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics

Emil Yuzbashyan, M.S., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Ph.D., Princeton

Associate Research Professor:

Charles Joseph, B.S., Michigan State; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado

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